FROM THE PRESIDENT, ANDONE LAVERY
We’ve just concluded the TOS Council election, and from the list of outstanding candidates for each position, I’m pleased to announce the following new Council members:
President-Elect: Deborah Bronk
Biological Oceanography Councilor: Kim S. Bernard
Early Career Councilor: Erin Satterthwaite
Education Councilor: Sara Harris
Ocean Data Science Councilor: Vicki Ferrini
Ocean Social Science and Policy Councilor: Leopoldo Cavaleri Gerhardinger
Physical Oceanography Councilor: LuAnne Thompson
The list of all Council members is available here, and I am excited to work with all of them on the TOS 2030 Strategy planning process. I would like to thank all candidates who participated in the election. We look forward to sharing ideas for the future of TOS after the newly composed Council has had the opportunity to meet.
JUSTICE, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (JEDI) COMMITTEE UPDATE
Over the next four weeks, JEDI Committee members will participate in a multi-day retreat to help guide them as they work to develop the committee’s mission. Stay tuned for updates!
JANUARY 2021 OCEANOGRAPHY STUDENT NEWS IS ONLINE
Keep up to date on oceanography student resources and opportunities. > Read now
THE MARCH OCEAN EXPLORATION SUPPLEMENT IS ONLINE!
New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, and R/V Falkor 2020 Field Season is the eleventh supplement on ocean exploration to accompany the March issue of Oceanography. The booklet contain summaries of the 2020 expeditions, including initial results; highlights of new programs and initiatives, many of which were catalyzed by the pandemic; and information on future exploration plans.
> Read the supplement
A REQUEST FROM EDUCATION COLUMNIST SIMON BOXALL
In Simon’s September column, he asks readers to send him an email about how you have adapted your teaching material during the coronavirus pandemic, how students have responded, and how many of these changes you will take into the future oceanography classroom. He will incorporate responses in his next column. Please email Simon at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EARLY ONLINE RELEASES
Tribute: Larry Philip Atkinson (1941–2020)
By Gregory Cutter and Louis Codispoti
Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative Trains Students to See Through Turbulent Systems
By Kristina Cammen et al.
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